Books and Culture Vol. 20, No. 2 – March/April 2014

8    A Way Through the Labyrinth by Stephen N. Williams

[THE GoLDEN CORD: A SHORT BooK ON THE SECULAR AND THE SACRED by Charles Taliaferro]

8    Whither Monogamy? By Anna Broadway

[LOVE IN THE TIME OF ALGORITHMS: WHAT TECHNOLOGY DOES TO MEETING AND MATING by Dan Slater]

[MATING INTELLIGENCE UNLEASHED: THE ROLE OF THE MIND IN SEX, DATING, AND LOVE by Glenn Geher and Scott Barry Kaufman]

11    The Two Cultures, Then and Now by Alan Jacobs

[THE Two CuLTURES by C. P. Snow]

[TWO CULTURES? THE SIGNIFICANCE OF C.P. SNow by F.R. Leavis]

14     Sullen Independence by Andrea Palpant Dilley

[MORE THAN CONQUERORS: A MEMOIR OF LOST ARGUMENTS by Megan Hustad]

15     Patience May Be Rewarded by R. Stephen Warner

[FAMILIES AND FAITH: HOW RELIGION IS PASSED DOWN ACROSS GENERATIONS by Vern L. Bengtson, with Norella M. Putney and Susan Harris]

16    Slacker Ethnography by Sarah Ruden

[DOWN IN THE CHAPEL: RELIGIOUS LIFE IN AN AMERICAN PRISON by Joshua Dubler]

18     Delusions of Grandeur by Douglas Wilson
[CITIZEN EMPEROR: NAPOLEON IN POWER by Philip Dwyer]

19    Haiti Is the Future by Jean-Fracois Mouhot
[FAREWELL FRED VooDoo: A LETTER FROM HAITI by Amy Wilentz]

21     The Science of the Sermon by Timothy Larsen
[A NEw HISTORY OF THE SERMON: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY edited by Robert H. Ellison]

22    Arab Eyes, Arab Voices by Christine Folch
[THE WORLD THROUGH ARAB EYES: ARAB PuBLIC OPINION AND THE RESHAPING oF THE MIDDLE EAST by Shibley Telhami]

24    Operation Judgment by Philip Jenkins
[VERDUN: THE LONGEST BATTLE OF THE GREAT WAR by Paul Jankowski]

25    Nietzsches Nietzsches Everywhere by Patrick Connelly
[AMERICAN NIETZSCHE: A HISTORY OF AN ICON AND HIS IDEAS by Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen]

27    In Exile from Our Words by Thomas Gardner
[LITTLE DID I KNOW: EXCERPTS FROM MEMORY by Stanley Cavell]

28    The Puzzle of Beowulf by Tom Shippey
[BEOWULF: A NEW VERSE RENDERING by Douglas Wilson]

30    Punny Business by Alissa Wilkinson
[BARK: STORIES by Lorrie Moore]

The Kid by Micah Mattix
[E. E. CUMMINGS: A POET’s LIFE by Susan Cheever]

32    The Case of the Missing Consensus by Wilfred M. McClay
[THE TWILIGHT OF THE AMERICAN ENLIGHTENMENT: THE 1950’s AND THE CRISIS OF LIBERAL BELIEF by George M. Marsden]

33    The Desert God at the Twin Towers by Daniel Taylor
DARLING: A SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Richard Rodriguez

36    “To Be Liked by You Would Be a Calamity” by Kirby Olson
[HOLDING ON UPSIDE DOWN: THE LIFE AND WORK OF MARIANNE MOORE
by Linda Leavell]

37    Insistent Ghosts by Benjamin Myers
[EPITAPHS FOR THE JOURNEY: NEW, SELECTED, AND REVISED POEMS
by Paul Mariani]

 

Departments

5    Stranger in a Strange Land: Missionary Kids by Rick Ostrander

6    Letter from the Editor

17    Poem: Excursions & Arrivals by Brett Foster

35    Poem: Ars Poetica by Shanna Powlus Wheeler

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